#Motivation

Get More for Your 24

Stephen Doran | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Doran

We've all fallen prey at some point to the excuse that there aren't enough hours in a day. There aren't enough days in a week, weeks in a month, months in a year and so forth. What would you say if I told you that I've found them?

The Psychology of Making a Change

Lucy Maddox | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Maddox

One month into 2016 and this is the time when New Year's Resolutions might be wobbling. How can we motivate ourselves to make a change? And then to keep making it? It's easy to make resolutions based on an abstract idea of something we'd like to do or be, but harder to remember this in the day to day reality of making a change.

Goals: 'Why' Is Often More Important Than 'How'

Dr Paul Wood | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK
Dr Paul Wood

When confronted with forks in the road, with choices that could provide temporary respite, ease and gratification, or lead to the tough work my goals required...I could ask myself the crucial guiding question...what would someone like me, someone with these values, do in this situation?

What Do You Really Want to Achieve By Dieting and Exercising?

Karen Morris | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Morris

This is a common occurrence with exercise and healthy eating regimes. Particularly so in the gym, as often people join because they feel it it's the 'right thing to do', along with wishing people they haven't spoken to for ages 'happy birthday' on Facebook and agreeing to work overtime on top of an already hectic schedule.

A Girl Wore a Stormtrooper Belt for 3 Months - But I'm Not Going to Write About That

James Gilmore | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
James Gilmore

This is the first time I have written an article about something that I'm not personally effected by. But it's important, which is why I'm writing it...

Make Happiness Your New Normal

Tashi Skervin | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tashi Skervin

The festive period is over and if you are like me, today is probably the first day of getting back into your normal routine. When I say normal routine, I mean waking up around the same time each day to go to work and repeating the same actions day in and day out.

Motivation: The Secret Ingredient

Katie Booth | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Booth

Whether you're trying to get into healthy habits or reach new life and career goals, here are my top tips for achieving everything you want and really sticking to all those resolutions.

We Put Motivational Fitness Quotes On Pictures Of Christmas Food

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Comedy

Christmas is fast approaching, and that can only mean one thing - you're about to consume more stodgy food and alcoholic drinks in three days than you...

These Are the Days of Our Lives - So Make Sure You Remember Them!

Mindy Gibbins-Klein | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mindy Gibbins-Klein

One of the best ways to explore your experiences is to write about them. Writing helps you to think more clearly, openly and deeply about a subject. One of the reasons for this is the simple fact that - while you may feel like 'you know what you mean' - the first thing a writer needs to be is intelligible.

The Five (Honest) Stages of Running

Sarah Tinsley | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tinsley

The truth is, on a windy November day, the last thing you feel like doing is putting your (permanently stinky) running shoes on and being buffeted around the park for an hour. While I find many running articles helpful, they're not exactly honest when it comes to the emotional experience of a run. Here is my attempt to redress that balance.

Stress - How Much Can the Individual Really Do About It? Reflections About Stress Awareness Day

Sofie Sandell | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sofie Sandell

How should we combat the kind of stress that is increasingly influencing all of us? That is, badly organised workplaces, i.e. as poor leadership and management, a never-ending flow of information and society's high expectations.

Pick Your Fights - Choose Those That Matter

Pam Warren | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Pam Warren

Passion is personal, but fights are usually won by being able to stand back and be objective about the odds. The world needs people to stand up and be counted, in business and in life. Some fights are truly worth engaging in - just pick your fights carefully, with an eye to success.

Desperately Seeking Inspiration

Jared Joffe | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Tech
Jared Joffe

Wake up to the blaring noise of an alarm clock; jump out of bed and rush to the shower; eat something quick and convenient in the car; speed through the traffic and drive aggressively in order to arrive at work on time.

It's Time to Get Students Out of the Pressure-Cooker Classrooms Created by League Tables and Ofsted

Charlie Rigby | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Rigby

New research this week revealed that rising numbers of university students are struggling to cope with life at university, with sharp rises in the demand for counselling. This is a worrying find and an issue which from my experience must be tackled much earlier in the education process.

10 Simple Points That Rule My Life

Stefania Mattana | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Stefania Mattana

People always ask me how I cope with all the things I do (marketing role, mystery fiction author, gym rat, wife etc). The answer lies within these 10 points that rule my life. Would you be willing to follow them?

This Jamaican Kid's Motivational Speech Is Better Than Any Personal Trainer

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Comedy

We've been fairly well motivated ever since Shia LaBeouf uploaded his "Just Do It" speech, but it's been waning a little recently. Luckily, we've been...

Overcoming the Fear of Failure

Jessica Chan | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jessica Chan

Generally, a twofold effect occurs when we fail at something: the feeling of disappointing others and the feeling of disappointing ourselves. Therefore, we fear failure because we want to avoid experiencing the effects of failure.

Why Music is the Answer to Fitness Motivation

Danny Howard | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Danny Howard

Exercise has always been a massive part of my life - I did a sport science degree at university and did sport studies at college and at high school I always played football and tennis and whatever sports I could get my hands on.

Self-Care in a Manic World

Louise Presley-Turner | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Presley-Turner

The modern world is a manic place, juggling family life with work, keeping on top of the housework, the endless barrage of paperwork, not to mention keeping up to date with technology! There are so many things that demand our time and attention. And very often it leaves very little time for getting our own needs met.

Discovering the Motivation That Motivated Me to Get Fit

Alison Powell | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Powell

The motivation I needed was a determination to do what I could to keep my own children motivated to be fit and active and healthy and to keep myself in that way, to hopefully be there for as many of their milestones, achievements and adventures that spread ahead of them.

Weight Loss, Accountability, and the Best Use of Twitter I Ever Saw

Nathan Towle | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nathan Towle

Choose some people you love and respect, tell them exactly what your goals are, what you're going to do, why you're doing it, and what you expect to have achieved in a specific timeframe. You tell them how much this means to you, and how committed you are to making this happen.

Unconventional Ways to Motivate Yourself at Work

Maggie Currie | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

There are often occasions when working, even if you are loving the work that you do, when you lack motivation. This can, of course, be detrimental to your business, your health and your relationships.

What Happened While I Was Gaining Weight

Jamie Khoo | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Khoo

Yes, I have gained weight. I'm bigger and rounder and fleshier than I've ever been. But I've gained so many other things in the process too; the extra pounds of flesh and fat are just a tiny part of all the other abundances.

What You Give Is What You Get: Living Life By the Golden Rule

Kate Taylor | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Taylor

Think about the values you hold and the principles you live by; those things which are so important to you that if you get wronged it strikes you to the very core. For example, one of mine is consideration. It's up there alongside being heard and being treated with respect.

Seven Ways to Get Your Mind Over the Platter

Steve Miller | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Weight loss is a battle of the mind for many. Restricted diets often fail because the mind struggles to take back control over food long term. It is only when your mindset and motivation are in the right place that weight loss becomes more sustainable.